Rediscovery of Antiquity (Danish Studies in Archaeology Series): The Role of the Artist

Rediscovery of Antiquity (Danish Studies in Archaeology Series): The Role of the Artist

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Overview

The papers in this volume are concerned with the rediscovery of antiquity in the 18th century, throwing new and important light on the aspects under the following rubrics: "Artists' use of ancinet models," "Forming ideas and shaping taste," "Artists and patrons," and "Creating Collections". The book is richly illustrated.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788772898292
Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Series: Acta Hyperborea Series , #10
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author


Jane Fejfer lectures at the University of Copenhagen. Annette Rathje is associate professor at the University of Copenhagen. Tobias Fischer-Hansen is a Classical Archaeologist.

Table of Contents

1. ARTISTS USE OF ANCIENT MODELS  

Morten Stræde: Between Scylla and Charybdis. Concerning the Artist's perception of Antiquity

Seymour Howard: Michelangelo and Greek Sculpture

Beatrice Palma: Pirro Logorio and the Rediscovery of Antiquity

Maria Grazia Picozzi: Orfeo Boselli and the Interpretation of the Antique

Susanne Pieper: The Artist's Contribution to the Rediscovery of the Caesar-Iconography

Anne Marie Leander Touati: How to choose Ancient Models. The Example of John Tobias Sergel (1740-1802)

Marjatta Nielsen: Between Art and Archaeology: Johannes Wiedewelt in Rome (1754-1758)

2. FORMING IDEAS AND SHAPING TASTE

Ruurd Halbertsma: 'An ornament of the mind' - C.J.C. Reuvens' Ideas about the Benefits of Archaeology for Art and Society in the Netherlands

Jane Fejfer: Wiedewelt, Winckelmann and Antiquity

Karin Kryger: Julianehøj and the Memorial Grove at Jægerspris

Jens Peter Munk: Copy - Topos - Paraphrase. The Reception of Antiquity by Nineteenth Century Danish Artists

Maria Elisa Micheli: Iudicium et ordo: Antonio Canova and Antiquity

Joselita Raspi Serra: Laurent Guiard: Memory of the Antique

3. ARTISTS AND PATRONS

Beth Cohen: Mantua, Mantegna and Rome: The grotte of Isabella D'Este reconsidered

Viccy Coltman: 'Providence send us a lord': Joseph Nollekens and Bartolomeo Cava

Tomasz Mikocki: Polish Artists and the Emergence of Archaeology in Eighteenth century Rome

Stefania Macioce: Caravaggio and the Role of the Antique

4. CREATING COLLECTIONS  

Gilda Bartoloni and Piera Bocci Pacini: The Importance of Etruscan Antiquity in the Tuscan Renaissance

Claire Lyons: Antiquities and Art Theory in the Collections of Vicente Victoria

Hannemarie Ragn Jensen: On Danish Painters Collecting Antiquities for the Royal Academy in Copenhagen

Book Reviews

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Rune Fredericksen: Rev. of Inge Nielsen: Cultic Theatres and Ritual Drama. Aarhus University Press 2002

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